April 13, 2008 · General · Email This Post

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This tutorial will explain how to setup lexmark 4200 series work with Ubuntu.First you need to make sure your USB cable is connected

Now all you have to do is go to System > Administration > Printing > Select local printer

your lexmark 4200 series should be listed.

Ok select Forward.

Now select the correct driver:

Manufacturer: Lexmark

Model: LEXMARK Z42

Driver: High Quality Image (GIMP-Print)

Select apply.

now, turn off your printer. Disconnect the power cable a reconnect it again. turn power on.

You are ready to print.

Now in the ubuntu printing utility your new printer "LEXMARK Z42″ should be listed. right click on it and from the pop up menu select properties.

Now you can change the printer resolution. Default is 300 Dpi which is excellent for quick prints and to save ink. If you want a good resolution but you don't want to waste to much ink i will recommend set it up on 600 dpi high quality.

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2 Comments to “How to setup lexmark 4200 series printer to work with Ubuntu”

  1. Nicole says:

    I did exactly what was instructed, but it says that it’s not connecting…what else should I do?

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  2. apolux says:

    Hi dude, I have installed my lexmark printer as you said, but I just only print the first page, even there were more than one page in doc.

    Can you help me please?

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